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  • Published: [England] : Burbank, CA : BBC Video ; Distributed in the USA and Canada by Warner Home Video, c2004.
  • Year Published: 2004
  • Edition: Special ed.
  • Description: 2 videodiscs (117 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Language: English
  • Format: DVD
  • Rated: Not Rated

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  • 0790791471 :
  • 794051197924

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A room with a view

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Call number: DVD Drama Room

Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor, Malletts Adult

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Videodisc release of a 1985 British motion picture.

Special features: disc 1. new restoration supervised by director James Ivory and cinematographer Tony Pierce-Roberts; commentary from Simon Callow, Ismail Merchant, James Ivory and Tony Pierce-Roberts; disc 2. archive promotional appearances by Daniel Day-Lewis and Simon Callow; BBC report on the film's success in the U.S.; E.M. Forster remembered; film scrapbook with never-before-seen photos and memorabilia; Merchant Ivory tribute.

Recorded in Dolby digital 5.1.

Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham-Carter, Denholm Elliott, Julian Sands, Simon Callow, Patrick Godfrey, Judi Dench, Fabia Drake, Joan Henley, Amanda Walker, Daniel Day-Lewis, Maria Britneva, Rosemary Leach, Rupert Graves, Peter Cellier, Mia Fothergill.

Based on the novel by E.M. Forster.

Set in the early 1900's. "Tells the story of the coming of age of Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter). Longing to burst free from the repression of British upper class manners and mores, she must wrestle with her inner romantic longings to choose between the passionate George (Julian Sands) and the priggish but socially suitable Cecil (Daniel Day-Lewis)"--Container.

DVD format ; Widescreen.

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Ahhhh, Italy

"A Room With a View" is a charming and delightful book and this is a well-done and worthy adaptation. The performances are lovely and the cast list is a Who's Who of great British actors. Helena Bonham Carter, in her break-out role, is sweet, Julian Sands is dreamy, Judi Dench is hilarious and Daniel Day-Lewis is barely recognizable as a clumsy suitor. The story and scenery will sweep you along until true love prevails with a romantic Italian aria playing in the background.

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